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Four Mile Run Tour & Clean Up

2023-06-03 10:00:00 2023-06-03 12:00:00 America/New_York Four Mile Run Tour & Clean Up Join us for a tour and clean up of the Four Mile Run Park located at 3700 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305. Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Outdoors

Saturday, June 03
10:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-03 10:00:00 2023-06-03 12:00:00 America/New_York Four Mile Run Tour & Clean Up Join us for a tour and clean up of the Four Mile Run Park located at 3700 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305. Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Outdoors

Join us for a tour and clean up of the Four Mile Run Park located at 3700 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
The streambanks are vegetated, rocky, somewhat steep, and they can be slippery in the areas where the wire gabion baskets are in place, so please wear sturdy shoes with good traction.

WHEN/WHERE TO MEET:
Meet at the east side of Four Mile Run Park near the Commonwealth circle, in the parking lot that is between the baseball field and the softball field, 3700 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305. Ample parking is available in this lot and in gravel parking areas across the street.


Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. In addition, anyone under the age of 18 must have the volunteer waiver signed by parent or guardian (adult participants must also sign the waiver). Contact Genelle Schuler at gschuler@alexlibraryva.org to have a waiver emailed to you. Waivers will also be available on the day of the event. 

Please note:
- Trash grabbers, bags, & gloves will be provided
- Please bring your own water in a reusable bottle
- Dress for comfort, with clothes that you wouldn't mind getting dirty
- Other helpful items: hat, sunscreen, multi-tool or pocket knife

Registration is recommended.

Event sponsored by the Alexandria Library in partnership with Four Mile Run Conservatory Foundation and The Arlington/Alexandria Regional Master Naturalists

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Gardening |

TAGS: | Sustainability |

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

gschuler@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1704
Fax: 703.746.1775

Hours
We're closed Monday May 29 due to Memorial Day
Mon, May 29 Closed
(Memorial Day)
Tue, May 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 31 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 01 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 03 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: The library has a parking lot.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue 3.3 miles)
  • Metrobus: 28A, 8W
  • DASH Bus: 36A, 36B, 102

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

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Outdoors
Join us for a tour and clean up of the Four Mile Run Park located at 3700 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305.

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